Turkish authorities have arrested 16 people, including 12 foreigners, on suspicion of links to ISIS extremist group, local media reported, citing sources in security services.
The arrested individuals were trying to cross into Syria when they were detained by the authorities.
There was no information provided considering the nationalities of the foreign suspects.
ISIS terrorist group is considered to be one of the main threats to the global security. In the past three years, the militants have managed to capture large swathes of land in Syria and Iraq. The group has also been spreading its influence in the neighboring North African countries, such as Libya. Read more